Secondary school rugby players recognised in representative team naming

New Zealand Rugby has announced the 2020 New Zealand Secondary Schools and New Zealand Barbarians Schools teams. The teams will not play in 2020 but selectors have named the sides to recognise the efforts of the secondary school players this season. NZR High Performance Talent Identification Manager PJ Williams said selections were made from players performances across the 1st XV season and the Barbarians Under 18 Development Camps last month. “This is fantastic recognition for a group of players that have had a disrupted 1st XV season. I am sure…

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2021 School Sport NZ Calendar Released

School Sport NZ have published their 2021 calendar of sanctioned national and island secondary school events. This release allows schools to include these sports events into their planning for 2021 and enables them to take advantage of early rates when booking travel and accommodation. The 2021 School Sport NZ Event Calendar can be found HERE. Please note all details are correct at the time of release but unforeseen changes may occur. Some NSOs are still confirming venues due to the disruption of this year’s calendar. Any changes will be posted…

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New goal in sight for Parnell’s star shooter

She may only be 14 years old, but ACG Parnell College’s Rhea Prasad is already a rising star on the netball court. Not only does she play netball at an Under 18 club level for the College Rifles, but she’s also the newest – and youngest – member of ACG Parnell College’s Senior A team. Her next goal? Helping Senior A get into the Premier Grade! “I’ve always wanted to play at the premier level for netball, and I’m hoping to get there by Year 11,” says Rhea, who has…

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